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Military Discharge

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Stacey Kemp, County Clerk
Elected Official
Stacey Kemp
County Clerk

Collin County Clerk's Office
Collin County Administration Building
2300 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 2106
McKinney, Texas 75071
Map
Directions

ctyclerks@collincountytx.gov
972-548-4185 (McKinney)
972-424-1460 ext. 4185 (Metro)

Collin County Clerk's Office - Plano
900 E. Park, Suite 140-C
Plano, Texas 75074
Map
Directions

972-881-3025 (Plano)
972-424-1460 ext. 3025 (Metro)

 

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

General Information

As of September 1, 2003, military records are confidential per HB 545. Only a qualified applicant may secure this information.

Texas Local Government Code, Section 192.002 authorizes the County Clerk to file a military discharge at no cost.

  § 192.002. Military Discharge Records
  (a) The county clerk shall record the official members of the United States armed forces, the United States armed forces reserve, or an armed forces auxiliary.
  (b) The county clerk may not charge a fee for the recording and keeping of a military discharge record.
  Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1,1987.

By filing the military discharge form, a permanent record is maintained for future proof of service for veterans' benefits. The original is returned to the owner after recording. Military records are confidential and can only be released to a qualified applicant. ​​​​​